Bronx Man Takes It Upon Himself To Clean Up NYC Park, But City Says Not So FastVictor San Andres noticed a walkway leading down from an overlook and took it upon himself to remove trash and chop away vegetation. He even installed benches and solar lighting.
Volunteers Upset Over Lack Of Communication With Parks Department Over Pelham Parkway Park ChangesSome residents in the Bronx say the city is shutting them out of a plan that shapes the future of one of the borough's most popular parks.
NYC Parks Department Asks New Yorkers To Suggest Black Leaders For Park Renaming ProjectSubmissions will be accepted through March 8. Selected names will be announced on June 19 to commemorate the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth.
Abandoned Boats Along New York City's Shorelines Pose Safety Problems And Costly CleanupAs many as 600 vessels remain abandoned along the city's combined 520 miles of shoreline.
Black History Month: 'Namesakes' Photo Exhibit Pays Tribute To African American Success StoriesMany of our city parks and monuments honor African Americans who shaped the landscape of our culture. NYC's Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver talks about a photo exhibit paying tribute to their lives and accomplishments.
Hart Island Transferred To Parks Department As Part Of Plan To Improve AccessThe island off the coast of the Bronx is the largest public burial ground in the country. More than one million are buried there.
Hurricane Dorian: NYC Beaches Closed To Swimming, Surfing Due To Rip Current RisksThe National Weather Service expects possible ocean swells up to 10 feet in our area.
NYC Battling Invasive Species Creeping Across City’s ParksWith 10 percent of the city made up of natural areas, the land is quickly being taken over by invasive foreign species
NYC Parks Department Searching For Skilled BlacksmithNew York City is looking for a new blacksmith. The job pays about $100,000 a year, but it’s not for everyone.
Demanding Answers: Did Homeless Get The Heave-Ho Before De Blasio Appearance?The city's massive homeless problem was unintentionally highlighted on Thursday, after some were moved to provide a more pleasing backdrop for Mayor Bill de Blasio's press conference.
Seen At 11: Parks Department Under Fire Over Absence Of Smoke Alarms In Rec CentersWhether we're at home or out and about, most of assume that when it comes to fire safety, state of the art alarms will protect us.
Parks Department In Search Of Solution To Booming Staten Island Deer PopulationAn exploding deer population is creating dangerous driving conditions on Staten Island.
Rotting Roots Caused Central Park Tree To Fall On Mother, Sons, Experts SayCity experts said they know what caused an elm tree to topple onto a mother and her three sons in Central Park.
Demanding Answers: Why Are Residents Waiting Years For Repairs At City Parks?For some New Yorkers, the nice weather doesn't mean enjoying a visit to their local park. That's because across the city they're still waiting.
CBS2 Exclusive: 12-Year-Old Shot Playing Basketball Asks City To Improve Park SafetyA boy shot while playing basketball is calling on the city to make parks safer for children and adults.